Marriages

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Source Notes

Some of the records were compiled from microfilm copies of Kendall County marriages filmed by the Latter Day Saints Church. Information in Kendall County Marriage Registers, Book A-1, Book 1 and Book 2, during the period from May 1841 to September 1915 are included.

Marriage Register Book A-1 included the name of the groom, the name of the bride, date of license and license number, and generally the date of marriage. It also included the person by whom they were certified (minister, judge, Justice Of The Peace, etc.) and when the marriage certificate was returned to the County Clerk's office. The date the certificate was issued was always given but in some cases the date of marriage was not provided. In these cases, the date the license was issued was used as the date of marriage. These cases are indicated by an asterisk (*) after the date. Notations in the index of Marriage Register Book A-1 indicate that some of the original marriage certificates are missing even though the marriage is registered.

Marriage Registers Books 1 and 2, included space for a considerably larger amount of relevant information. The following information was supplied: the number of the license; the date of license; by whom affidavit, if any, was given; by whom consent to the marriage was given; where and when the marriage took place; a list of the witnesses; by whom the marriage was certified with their name and office (a minister, judge, Justice Of The Peace, etc.); the date the marriage license was returned to the county clerk's office; and the date the license was registered in the county clerk's office.
The following questions relating to the groom were asked: the full name of the groom; the groom's place of residence; the groom's occupation; the groom's age on his next birthday; the groom's race or color; the groom's place of birth; the groom's father's name; the groom's mother's name; and the number of the groom's marriage. The following questions relating to the bride were asked: the full name of the bride; the bride's maiden name if a widow; the bride's place of residence; the bride's age on her next birthday; the bride's race or color; the bride's place of birth; the bride's father's name; the bride's mother's name; and the number of the bride's marriage.

Unfortunately, many spaces in Marriage Registers, Books 1 and 2 were left blank and unanswered. The date a marriage certificate was issued was typically given. In some cases, the date of marriage was not provided. In these cases the date the license was returned or recorded, was used as the date of marriage, as the actual date is unknown.

Marriage records have been extended from the ending date in the official Marriage Registers of September 1915 until December 31, 1949. These marriage records were acquired from several sources. Early issues of the Kendall County Record and the Kendall County News read, and when a writeup of a marriage was found the information was added to the marriage record database. These entries are indicated by the word "newspaper."

During some of the period between September, 1915 and December, 1949 a weekly list of the marriage licenses issued, was published in the local newspapers. These entries are indicated by the word "license." The dates indicated generally a short period before the actual wedding date.

A final significant source of marriage data was found four Lutheran Church records; thet were Cross Lutheran, coded CLMar; Immanuel Lutheran, coded IL Mar; Newark Lutheran, coded NLMar; and Plattville Lutheran, coded PLMar.

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Groom'sGroom'sBride'sBride'sDate    Place of      License
SurnameGiven NameMaiden NameGiven NameMoDyYrMarriageSourceBookPageNo.
Groom'sGroom'sBride'sBride'sDate    Place of      License
SurnameGiven NameMaiden NameGiven NameMoDyYrMarriageSourceBookPageNo.
Gaard Clair A. Smith Ruby Arlene Dec 22 1920 Kendall Co. IL License
Gaard John S. Scott Julia [Gurine] Jul 22 1893 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 133
Gabel August Carl Smith Sarah E. Jun 3 1880 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 27
Gabel Carl B. Fitzsimmons Mary E. Jan 26 1916 Kendall Co. IL License
Gabel Glenn Augustus Stansel Belle Irene Oct 4 1916 Kendall Co. IL License
Gabel Henry G. Shepard Jane C. Jan 27 1870 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 143
Gabel Lewis J. Alford Gratie E. Feb 24 1875 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 167
Gabel Nicholas Howe Susan E. Jun 14 1876 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 173
Gabel Roy Fitzsimmons Katherine Feb 26 1908 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 2 89 2822
Gabel Theodore C. Evans Mary May Feb 22 1886 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 73
Gabel William George Naden Mary Jane Jan 19 1882 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 40
Gable Warren M. Knight Ada L. Mar 11 1888 Sandwich, IL Newspaper
Gabrielson Jacob Jacobs Mary Severson Jul 18 1899 Morris, IL BLCRMar
Gage August F. McMath Anna Amelia Aug 31 1856 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 68
Gage Weson M. Lawrence Lucy Nov 6 1843 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 7
Gaines Curtis E. Brown Marcella M. May 21 1924 Kendall Co. IL License
Gaines John E. Walrath Sarah A. Nov 9 1865 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 119
Gale Adolf Heinrich Bruske Matilda Mar 13 1890 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 103
Gale Henry Nix Caroline May 26 1860 Germany? Newspaper
Gale J. Arthur Howie Mary M. Mar 17 1887 Dundee, IL Newspaper
Gale James McClellan Boomer Susan B. Mar 4 1856 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 66
Gale John L. Cornell Amy 1816 Kendall Co. IL License
Gale Nelson G. Haymond Margaret A. Jan 26 1860 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 90
Gale Otis M. Gregory Lillian M. Dec 7 1910 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 2 149 3063
Gale Royal L. Goss Katie A. Jan 9 1877 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 176
Gale William C. Dale Lula A. Mar 16 1897 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 156
Gale William Murray Latham Marbry Jeanette May 7 1879 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 17
Gallagher John V. Shales (Mrs.) Elva L. Dec 2 1936 Kendall Co. IL License
Gallagher Paul Bailey Mary Pansy Aug 22 1914 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 2 234 3401
Gallentine Herbert S. Minor Esther May 21 1924 Kendall Co. IL License
Galleon Peter Whitney Delina A. Dec 5 1850 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 34
Gallier William Heustis Matilda H. Dec 11 1856 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 71
Gallinger George Holt Ida Marian Jun 25 1902 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 2 33 2342
Galloway Thomas J. Whitney Nellie Jul 4 1867 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 130
Gande Henry A. Garry Mary A. Nov 9 1865 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 119
Garbelman Henry Kienitz Henrietta Feb 18 1875 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 166
Garder James M. Penfield Lucy R. Feb ng 1881 Nettle Creek Twp, IL Newspaper
Gardiner Jeremiah N. Robinson Harriet N. Feb 17 1856 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 66
Gardner Clark Spencer Kate Nov 15 1874 Kendall Co.? Newspaper
Gardner Henry E. Hart Alice A. Nov 26 1875 Little Rock Twp, IL Newspaper
Gardner James M. Stanke Anna R. M. Jan 20 1926 Kendall Co. IL License
Gardner Morrison A. Merkel Hilda D. Nov 10 1926 Kendall Co. IL License
Gardner Theodore F. Woodruff Livia O. Oct 9 1878 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 9
Gardner Thomas Failey Jessie Nov 17 1854 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book A 1 58
Gardner William E. Freeman Annie E. Nov 23 1881 Aurora, IL Newspaper
Garfield Robert Morris Mighell Hannah E. Dec ng 1874 Kendall Co. IL License
Gargrave Almond "Al" Naden Mary Hannah "Ann" Jun 20 1884 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 60
Gargrave Amos N. Thompson Hulda Jul 18 1881 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 1 36
Garlick George Mace Louise Mar 3 1907 Kendall Co., IL Marriage Book 2 73 2759
Garlick James Riley Sarah Dec 30 1879 Aurora, IL Newspaper
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